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Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is usually used to treated painful conditions. It comes with 7.5mg and 15mg. ...Read more
NSAID: Mobic (meloxicam) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication or nsaid. It is in the same family as naproxen, motrin, and celebrex. This medicine is sometimes used to treat inflammatory conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Avoid in in patients with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding, heart failure, renal failure, or allergies to nsaids. ...Read more
What to do if accidentally took 2 ibuprophin, 1 meloxicam and are already on my proscribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?
Nothing now: Federal is an amphetamine type drug and Ibuprofen and Mexican are steroidal inflammatory drugs. Computer search shows no interactions between these classes of drugs, but that said, you should never take two different NSAIDs during the same time interval because this could lead to kidney and heart and gastrointestinal problems. ...Read more
Bilirubin at 1.4. I am a runner, and also recently prescribed mobic (meloxicam). Can either play a role and is that number real reason for concern?
Probably not: If you are running enough to break down red cells that could raise your bilirubin. Mobic (meloxicam) would more likely effect the kidneys. If your liver enzymes are normal and there is no mention of broken blood vessels on your blood count, this is likely a benign elevation. There is a condition known as gilbert's syndrome which is simply an isolated elevated bilirubin. A small percentage of males have it. ...Read more
Thank you! Could you give me your opinion of which works best and is safer with the least chance of negative side effects: mobic, (meloxicam) relafen or voltaren?
Even odds: These are all members of the NSAID family. They all have about the same potential for side effects such as stomach irritation or possibly some salt and water retention (edema). There are some small studies that suggest that diclofenac might have slightly better analgesic effect but they all have fairly equivalent anti-inflammation properties. ...Read more
Mobic (meloxicam): Like any NSAID long term usage should be monitored by your doctor, checking renal and liver function periodically since these drugs could be toxic on prolonged utilization. ...Read more
I might be pregnant is meloxicam mobic 15 mg is dangerous in first trimester of pregnany.? I'm taking it ones a day. What pain killer is safe?
Taking daily meloxicam for my severe scoliosis for 2 years now. What should I do to be safe from any side effect? I cant live without pain killer.
Consider Acupuncture: You could work with an acupuncturist to see if it decreases your pain. If it does then the acupuncturist could teach you which points to stimulate yourself with magnets or acupressure at home in between sessions. If this works you may be able to decrease the amount of pain medication you need for relief and this helps decease the side effects. ...Read more
I have oa in my hip. Mobic (meloxicam) is not controlling stiffness and pain all day. Would 7.5 twice a day be better than 15 mg to keep med in system longer?
Hopefully: Hopefully right away but could be persistent. ...Read more
Any bad interactions adding mobic to cymbalta, abilify, (aripiprazole) and suboxone? Naproxen isn't helping my golfers elbow.
No: It can be tough on the stomach with prolonged use. ...Read more
In 2009 took15mg of mobic (meloxicam) 3x a day for 20 days. Still have 2012 intestinal inflammation and elevated liver enzymes. Did this overdose cause?
The Meloxicam overdose symptoms are blue lips, fingernails, or skin, seizures, pain in the chest, upper stomach, or throat, severe stomach pain, skin rash, swelling around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue, rapid weight gain. ..
Many medications can cause elevated liver enzymes and intestinal inflammation, please see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more